Twitter fights to rebuild trust after ‘embarrassing’ hack
The social media platform continues its investigation of the hacking incident, working with law enforcement in a bid to bring the perpetrators to book.
High-profile Twitter accounts hijacked in crypto scam
A coordinated social engineering attack targets top users like Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian, among others.
TikTok changes the social media rules in South Africa
Despite warnings that it is a breeding ground for predators, new kid on the block TikTok takes South Africa’s social media space by storm.
Facebook to review content policy after Trump backlash
The social media giant looks to review potential options for handling violating or partially-violating content.
‘We no longer recognise Facebook,’ say early employees
The employees write an open letter addressing Facebook’s leadership about the decision not to act on US president Donald Trump’s inflammatory posts.
Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump
US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.
Storm over Hawks probe into Cele’s fake social media accounts
Investigations by the Hawks to identify and locate these fake account operators, and bring them to book, are at an advanced stage.
Tech giants pledge billions to help fight COVID-19
Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Dell are among the tech giants that have pledged their financial support to help contain the deadly COVID-19 virus.